A 53-year-old motorcycle rider was killed on Saturday afternoon in a car accident on Route Two, the highway connecting Tel Aviv to Haifa, near the Havatzelet Junction.

Apparently, the man lost control of his motorcycle near Netanya.

MDA medics attempted to revive him, but eventually pronounced his death at the scene. In the aftermath of the accident, a traffic jam was reported on Route Two.

Suspecting that the deceased had suffered a heart attack while on the road, police were investigating the incident.